Saturday, January 23, 2010

Yemen Civil War News Updates -- January 23, 2010

Qaeda Coordinating With Yemen's Huthi Rebels: Saudi Minister -- AFP

RIYADH — Al-Qaeda is coordinating with Yemen's Huthi rebels battling Yemen and Saudi government forces along the two countries' border, the Saudi deputy defence minister said on Saturday.

"We have confirmed information... that there is communication and coordination" between the two groups, said Prince Khaled bin Sultan, according to the official SPA news agency.

Prince Khaled, who was speaking to troops in Jizan, in southwestern Saudi Arabia, did not provide details of the alleged cooperation.

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More News On The Civil War In Yemen

US General Says Yemen Could Become Iran-Saudi Proxy War -- Voice of America
U.S. says Yemen group one of many al Qaeda branches -- Reuters
U.S. increases efforts to boost security in Yemen amid increasing terror threat -- Washington Post
Clinton: U.S. will join Yemen terror fight -- UPI
Saudi claims Yemeni rebels linked to al Qaeda -- Reuters
Saudi Arabia says Yemeni Shiite rebels cooperate with Qaida -- Xinhuanet
Saudi Arabia finds bodies of 20 missing soldiers, raising death toll to 133 in Yemen conflict -- Canadian Press
Death toll in Jazan fighting rises to 113 -- Arab News
Bodies of missing Saudi soldiers found -- UPI
Rebels: Saudi jets bomb Yemen -- UPI
Saudis conduct 18 airstrikes on northern Yemen -- Press TV
Yemen Shi'ite rebels say leader in good health -- Reuters
In Yemen, Houthi leader appears in video -- Press TV
Yemen rebels post video to prove chief is unhurt -- BBC
Yemen Shiite rebel chief mocks death reports: video -- AFP

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